College Football, Week 4: By The Numbers

Here are some of the wild numbers from Week 4 of the college football season:

0 and 2
Wins and losses thus far by Florida State.

The first-down differential between Alabama and Vanderbilt in the Tide’s 59-0 blowout win.

The number of yards Alabama out-gained the Commodores (677-78) in that trouncing.

Total rushing yards for Auburn RB Kerryon Johnson on his five touchdown runs in the Tigers’ rout of Missouri. Johnson scored on runs of 7, 2, 1, 1, and 1.

Number of 4-0 teams right now in Power-5 conferences:
ACC: (4) Clemson, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest & Duke
Big Ten: (2) Michigan, Penn State
Big 12: (2) Oklahoma, TCU
SEC: (2) Alabama, Georgia
Pac 12: (4) USC, Washington, Utah, Washington State

Number of teams in non Power-5 conferences that are unbeaten in four starts. South Florida and San Diego State

Combined wins (in 17 games) of Florida State, Arkansas, Pittsburgh, Missouri and North Carolina.

10, 9, 8
Rushing touchdowns by Royce Freeman (Oregon) Rashaad Penny (San Diego State) and Taquon Marshall (Georgia Tech); the top three in nation. Marshall has played three games, one fewer than Freeman & Penny.

Number of teams posting shutouts in Week 4. Alabama, 59-0 over Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, 38-0 over Old Dominion and Georgia State, 28-0 over Charlotte.

149, 14 & 2,094
Combined completions, touchdowns & passing yards of Josh Rosen (UCLA) Zach Smith (Baylor) Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma State) Hayden Moore (Cincinnati) Taylor Lamb (Appalachian State). All five lost their games.

4 for Friday
There are four games scheduled for this coming Friday night. Including two key conference games. Miami at Duke and USC at Washington State.

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